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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Allan Zeman says he’s being forced out of top job at Ocean Park

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:26pm by Phila Siu

    ... board. Commenting on reports that he may be named chairman of the board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Zeman said he had not been approached, but if was he would need to think ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Travel firms urged to embrace smartphones to hold off mainland rival

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 06:21pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Offering smartphone bookings is the way forward, academic says, as competition hots up Travel agents urged to go mobile Hong Kong’s travel agencies must embrace the smartphone revolution if they want to compete, one academic says, after China’s leading online travel agency launched a mobile app for Hong Kong travellers. Dr Dan Wang, an expert ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mega Events Fund chairman to be reappointed despite watchdog's criticisms

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:39am by Tanna Chong, Phila Siu

    ... received HK$250 million to support local non-profit-making organisations in hosting arts, cultural and sports events.   ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Businesses on a learning curve as tourists sail by

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... buses from the terminal and welcomed 5,000 passengers. While they were well-dressed and curious about local culture, the cruise passengers tended to spend about HK$2,000 to HK$3,000 per head-10 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hit TV shows driving rise in visits to South Korea

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Patsy Moy

    ... the number travelling there 10 years ago. "The craze for Korean culture started from a popular Korean television series, Jewel in the Palace, about 10 years ago. Since then, Hongkongers have become more interested in Korean movie stars and culture," Huen said. Besides the capital, Seoul, Jeju Island and Busan are the most popular spots for tourists. Huen believed families would ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Royal Caribbean shows faith in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with new sailings

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Amy Nip

    ... and welcomed 5,000 passengers. While they were well-dressed and curious about local culture, the cruise passengers tended to spend about HK$2,000 to HK$3,000 per head-10 or 20 per cent less than ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    How to behave in Hong Kong: Xinhua publishes tip list for mainlanders

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of explanations. These included cultural differences and the fact Hong Kong is a crowded city. Where Xinhua advised people to refrain from yelling at others from afar, it explained that Hongkongers usually walk up to a person to talk to them. The article explained that loud greetings and animated chatting were part of mainland culture and not a Hong Kong habit. It added: "These are some ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mystery deepens over giant Hong Kong ferris wheel overlooking harbour

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Mystery surrounds proposed harbourfront attraction, with no sign of it being constructed almost a year after the contract was awarded Wait goes on for the big wheel revolution A plan for a giant sightseeing ferris wheel to be built overlooking Hong Kong's harbour is shrouded in secrecy, even though a patch of land has been allocated on which ...

  9. News - Asia - TOURISM

    South Korea woos rich Chinese 'youke' with VIP privileges

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:19am by DARREN WEE

    ... or be a platinum card holder, high-ranking central government official or celebrity. Applicants will be screened by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korea Tourism Organisation and banks. ...

  10. News - China - TOURISM

    Buddha statues get bigger on mainland China in bid to lure tourists

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:03pm by He Huifeng

    ... "But I don't think they all need to be more dozens of metres high or break the world record." Xue Yu, of the department of cultural and religious studies at the Chinese University ...




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